Damen supplies a “special” to Amsterdam’s Waternet Foundation

By Peter Pospiech at June 24, 2013 04:55
Filed Under: Company News, drive systems, Hybrid system, Shipyards
The “Waterspreeuw”: a tailor-made hybrid patrol vessel for Amsterdam’s complex network of waterways Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld-Giessendam recently delivered an exceptional vessel, the “Damen Patrol Vessel 1304 Hybrid”, designed and constructed for Waternet (the Water Network Foundation). The most striking features of this hybrid patrol vessel are that it is clean, quiet, and can sail under Amsterdam’s bridges along the through routes. The “Waterspreeuw” – meaning “Dipper” in English – was ceremonially named by the Amsterdam Executive Councillor Carolien Gehrels on 17 June 2013. Reduced emissions  Waternet is an innovative water organisation that takes the entire water cycle as its basis. In order to achieve its sustainability objectives, it collaborates closely with other parties. By choosing a hybrid, multifunctional vessel, Waternet is taking the lead in reducing emissions from vessels within the municipal... [More]

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